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hello this is breakfast, with rogerjohnson and rachel burden. it was billed as one of the greatest sporting shows on earth and it didn't disappoint. good morning it's sunday 27th august. also ahead, a big shift on brexit by labour — the party says it wants the britain to remain in the single market after leaving eu. texas braces itself for further "catastrophic" flooding as tropical storm harvey sweeps across the state. strong winds are hampering rescue efforts and thousands are without power. in sport — heartbreak for england in the women's rugby world cup final. there are tears on the pitch after were beaten by new zealand in belfast. and matt has the weather. good morning. nota good morning. not a blue sky day for eve ryo ne good morning. not a blue sky day for everyone by any means, but most places will be dry. details on that and the forecast for tomorrow, coming up. first, our main story. within the past ten minutes, floyd
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mayweather has beaten conner mcgregor after ten rounds in one of the most anticipated oxime doubts of recent yea rs the most anticipated oxime doubts of recent years he is now guaranteed at least $100 million. mcgregor is assured 30 million. it was the first time the irish man had boxed professionally. we will go live to las vegas in just a minute. nick has been watching the match and can tell us the latest. how great is this? what we saw there was an incredible, absolute standout from conner mcgregor. everyone thought he was going to get knocked out in the first couple of rounds.
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floyd mayweather said he was going to knock him out very shortly, incredible, what happened in the end. it lasted for ten rounds. i found the stands incredible, it really u pset found the stands incredible, it really upset mayweather. he did not know what to do. he eventually found his rhythm and reach and prevailed. 0ur sports news correspondent, richard conway, was watching the fight in las vegas and joins us from the arena now. do you think conner mcgregor can come out of this with his head held high? yes, we are still in the arena here —— conor. a lot of respect between the two men. it had been expected that floyd mayweather would make short work of him. in the first three rounds, conner mcgregor. ..
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people were thinking, is there a shockin people were thinking, is there a shock in store on the cards? floyd mayweatherjr asserted his dominance and showed why he is one of the greatest defensive boxers of all time. it went on and on through the rounds with mayweather landing blow after blow. in the ninth round, you could see where we were, the legs had gone, he was wobbling and tired. in the end, you could see that floyd mayweather saw his opportunity. the referee stepped in with just over one minute remaining on the clock. a lot of respect between the two men. floyd mayweatherjr saying that this will be his last ever contest, no matter what is put in front of him in terms of offers in the future. he retires with 50 winds and no defeats. conor mcgregor walks of a
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considerably richer man and with the respect of many in the boxing world. that is a key point, you would wonder where this is going to go to next. mcgregor leaving it at 50 and zero. could you see mcgregor coming up zero. could you see mcgregor coming up against another boxer in future? that is one of the questions that remain unanswered at the moment. it isa remain unanswered at the moment. it is a huge championship, he is used toa mix is a huge championship, he is used to a mix of martial arts and other fighting. he has dominated two weight divisions. i think that fights with other boxers could well happen given what we have seen in the bring tonight. many people thought he would lack the requisite skill, but he has shown to be a confident box. it is perhaps his first fight. he held floyd
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mayweather back for quite a few rounds, although he ultimately prove be too much. mayweather was pretty adamant in the bring, he was sure that this would be his far north act ina career that this would be his far north act in a career that has lasted over two decades. 50 winds, no defeats. he will go down as one of the great. thank you, it was an extraordinary performance. plenty more reaction to that throughout the morning. for the first time, labour has committed to keeping the uk in the single market and the customs union for a number of years after leaving the eu. the plan would mean accepting the free movement of labour beyond the official brexit date of march 2019. let's get more detail now from our political correspondent, jonathan blake. this story emerging this morning, a big shift for labour? it is certainly a clarification of their
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position, at least. for some, certainly a clarification of their position, at least. forsome, it is a significant shift, because they have been accused of having an unclear view on brexit. this morning, they made one thing clear, that labour would want a transitional period after the uk leads the eu in 2019. during that period, they would keep the uk within the customs union free trade zone, and the single market, which allows the single free movement of goods, money, people and services. how long that period would blast has not instead. as short as possible but as long as necessary. keeping options open. keeping those benefits would mean playing by the rules of the eu and, crucially, paying the bill for membership. this might be music to the ears of some within the labour party who want the uk to stay
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within the eu and keep the benefits of membership as long as possible, but labour voters who voted will leave may be wondering where this leaves them. i am sure a lot of people have different opinions. severe flooding is now the main concern of officials in texas after tropical storm harvey battered the coast. it has left buildings badly damaged and forced people from their homes. hundreds of thousands of residents are without power and one death has been reported in the city of rockport. cbs news reporter weijiajiang is in corpus christi for us this morning. still pretty dark at the moment, no power around. it looks a bit more calm than yesterday, how are conditions? it is much more calm, but much of the city of corpus christi remains in the dark because of those winds, they brought down so many powerlines. the one behind me
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was snapped into pieces. as we drove around the city today, we saw a lot of debris, palm trees, light posts down on top of the roads. frankly, thatis down on top of the roads. frankly, that is not anything compared to what we saw 30 miles from here in rock port, it took the brunt of the impact when harvey came ashore. homes and businesses were totally flattened. they are struggling to rebuild, rescue crews have not gotten rebuild, rescue crews have not gotte n into rebuild, rescue crews have not gotten into some areas. houston, about 250 miles from where we are, a second death has been confirmed as a result of harvey because of extreme flooding. 0fficials result of harvey because of extreme flooding. officials say that a woman was trapped in her car, she got out but eventually drowned. the rating is just but eventually drowned. the rating isjust beginning. that but eventually drowned. the rating is just beginning. that is the problem, the rain is not going anywhere. it is just hanging out above texas. as officials monitor the rain, officials around these
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parts are trying to clean up from all the wind. it could get even worse if this system circles back to this area, which is a possibility. we have been looking at pictures of some of the damage, tell us about the rain? that was a real concern, we are expecting water levels to be going up. is it raining heavily? right here, it is not. throughout the day, it came and went, the same in rockport. it had had a rain than what we experienced hearing corpus christi. the concern is around the houston area. 0fficials christi. the concern is around the houston area. officials say rain is falling now at about 5—6 inches per hour. they believe that it is going to carry on throughout the overnight hours. the message from the mayor is, stay put. do not leave the house for any reason, they are describing the conditions outside as catastrophic. a warning that cannot
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be taken lightly, given that they have just confirmed a second death related to harvey. thank you very much. the victims of the grenfell tower tragedy will be remembered with a minute's silence this afternoon at the notting hill carnival. security for the event has also been reviewed in the wake of the barcelona terror attack. simonjones reports. the carnival is getting under way. more than1 the carnival is getting under way. more than 1 million the carnival is getting under way. more than1 million people the carnival is getting under way. more than 1 million people are expected to fog to the streets of west london over the next two days. amid the revelry, there will be time to reflect on the grand falcao a disaster. the ruins of the building still dominate this community. we have survivors coming in, it showers
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that there is peace and healing for the survivors —— grenfell tower. posters and banners are being made to remember those who died. police will make sure people keep a respectful distance from the tower. the carnival will be a huge security operation with steel barriers and concrete blocks in stalled. given the events in barcelona last week, we have reviewed our plans and security arrangements for the carnival. we believe that we will be highly successful at thwarting any attem pts highly successful at thwarting any atte m pts of highly successful at thwarting any attempts of anything that could compromise a safe and secure carnival. more than 600 people have been arrested in a crackdown on crime ahead of the carnival. weapons have been seized and officers have kids to test for acid. police say they are determined that people will
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be able to enjoy the carnival safely, an event that is being seen asa safely, an event that is being seen as a chance to help the community heal. we can see a police officer behind you, there will be lots of police on duty today? yes, there is a big security operation going on. a lot of woollies are around the area. one on the barrier here. over here, you can see people arriving for the carnival even though it does not kick off for another three hours or so. kick off for another three hours or so. 0ver kick off for another three hours or so. over here, some properties have in boarded—up to protect the gardens. we have some graffiti over here saying, people mocked profit. that will very much be a theme of the carnival today. it starts at around 9:15a.m., the carnival today. it starts at around 9:15 a.m., it is going to be an earlier start than normal. that is because there is going to be a
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commemoration for those who lost their lives in the tragedy. at three o'clock, there is going to be one minutes' silence. people will be asked to turn off their music completely, and to observe that silence. for the organisers, completely, and to observe that silence. forthe organisers, i completely, and to observe that silence. for the organisers, i think it is pretty much a balancing act. they want that act of remembrance, but they also want people to come in and have a good time. people are arriving this morning determined to have fun. it will also be a balancing act for police, they want to be safe and enjoy themselves but also make sure that things passed off peacefully. good spirits today, around 1 million people are expected. this is going to be a huge event. thank you very much. probably a few people wishing that the music wasn't going on quite so loudly at that time of day. three minibus passengers including a 5—year—old girl remain seriously
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ill in hospital, after yesterday's crash on the m1, in which eight people were killed. two lorry drivers are being questioned on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and are in police custody. new cars will have to pass rigorous road emissions tests before being allowed on uk streets. the tougher rules are being brought in across the european union as concern over the harmful effects of nitrogen oxide has grown since the volkswagen diesel scandal. a government testing programme found that modern diesel cars emit 6 times more nitrogen oxide in the real world than in the lab. a bit more about that later in the programme. time to catch up with the weather. pride in manchester, notting hill carnival in london. lots of events taking place. these are the things yesterday. some
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of you will get things again late yesterday. there will be some cloud. when the sun comes out, it will feel warm once again. across southern parts of england, a bit more cloud around. that is producing the odd isolated spot or two of the frame. low cloud in parts of north—west england. it may threaten some drizzle. for scotland and northern ireland, fairamount of drizzle. for scotland and northern ireland, fair amount of cloud today. the cloud will come and go for north and west wales. still some sunshine. temperatures into the 20s. further south, the cloud breaking up and into the afternoon, increasingly warm. if you are heading off to one of our events including the cricket, it should stay dry. the fast majority. a bit more cloud developing through monday. you mentioned notting hill carnival,
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about breaking up. tomorrow, even hotter. tonight, she rain or drizzle. north—west england and northwest wales. quite misty over the hills. strengthening winds. which of england and wales will be dry. some might unite to take us into monday. bank holiday for many of you. high pressure will be your friend. further north, weather fronts pushing in and that will bring a different story to scotland and northern ireland. some sunshine to the east of the high ground. the odd heavy burst of rain pushing into the west. sony breaks and further south—east anglia and south—east wales, this is where we will see the clearest of the skies and the highest of the temperatures. we could have the warmest august day so far this month. things turn a little
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bit more cool and fresh into next week. a few showers around but a lot of dry weather as well. more updates throughout the morning. now it's time for the film review with mark kermode and julian worricker. hello and welcome to the film review on bbc news. to take us through this week's cinema releases is mark kermode. so mark, what do we have this week? a splendidly mixed bag. we have detroit, which is the new movie by kathryn bigelow. we have logan lucky, which i keep wanting to call lucky logan because it looks like the look words should be round that way. and tom cruise is back doing what he does best in american made. i'm glad you've got a logan lucky issue because i have as well.
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i keep wanting to say lucky logan. detroit, i've seen many rave reviews already. i'm a big fan of kathryn bigelow who won an oscar for the hurt locker and directed zero dark thirty. the film is set in 1967 in the detroit riots, it begins with a broad canvas and the film slowly focuses in on a particular event. at the beginning, a speak easy is raided, rioting breaks out, the state troopers and national guardsmen are sent in, the rioting continues. we then follow a particular character played by a musician who is denied his moment in the spotlight because the riot is breaking mout. he takes refuge in the algiers motel. the police then discend on the motel where they believe there is a sniper. the police are led by a character called krause played by will poulter. who is described by writer mark boal
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as a character who is inspired by the recorded deeds of a detroit policeman, although he is a fictional character. meanwhile john boyega who is such a brilliant actor, is a security guard who finds himself in the middle of an impossible situation. he's somebody who is distrusted by both sides and attempts to make peace with both sides. here is a clip withjohn boyega. hey, fellas, melvin dismukes. i'm with united security, i'm guarding that grocery store across the street. i come bearing gifts. oh, thank you. ain't this nice, boys? hey, all things considered, this is pretty good. thank you. i don't have my usual appliances. got any sugar? don't push it, man. you can see from the clip the film is shot with that very, sort of, distinctive documentary—like style.
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barry ackroyd is a brilliant cinematographer. he's done what bigelow has done before. turning fact and fiction, working with mark boal, turning something into a drama based on real life but there's dramatic contrivance. the film narrows its focus down until it gets to a single corridor of the algiers motel where this terrifying interrogation and worse takes place under the auspices of this cop played by will poulter. the thing i like about this is that kathryn bigelow is extremely dextrous and the movie seems to move through different genres. it starts off as a social document then moves into something almost a musical at one point, when it is in the hotel it becomes a horror movie. some people have taken issue with this but you remember kathryn bigelow directed near dark, which is a vampire western. i think it's a brilliant horror movie. and later it becomes a courtroom drama. i think those shifts are its strength. its greatest strength, beyond the way it's put together,
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the brilliant editing job which leads you through it... it's like jostling through a crowd of people, different stories, different genres, until we're finally focusing on one central event. but it's the performances that carry it. john boyega is brilliant, he has a way of telegraphing really strong emotions through the tiniest of facial expressions. will poulter is fantastic. he plays a character which has a malevolence hidden under a facade of innocence. it's a tightrope that could easily fall over into caricature but it never does. the experience was thoroughly immersive. it's very, very gripping. it's often terrifying and kathryn bigelow is a fine film—maker. it's an urgent film, despite it having a period setting, it feels urgent and contemporary. that's definitely on the list. what of logan lucky? neither urgent nor contemporary. steven soderbergh is back and it's a heist movie. it self—described in one moment of dialogue as ocean's 7—11.
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channing tatum is the mastermind behind this plan to rob the charlotte motor speedway during the coca cola 600. it's a nascar racetrack. he was going to carry out this heist with his brother adam driver. it's a heist caper movie, so it's an impossible job, it can't be done. but they have figured out a way to do it with tunnels under the track. and getting this guy, joe bang, who is an explosives expert played by daniel craig. looking for all the world like a beenyean—paul gauthier. getting him out of prison to do thejob, then getting him back into prison. it's written by rebecca blunt who nobody has heard of before, and some people have taken it to be a nom de plume for the director. but they say no, it's someone we've heard before. there is a certain amount of satire, some american flag—waving for memorial day, and there's a line in it one person says, "nascar is like america, you're making us harm america". but the fact is all that satire is very much like nascar, it goes past you and then we're back.
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i enjoyed it, it's fun, it's flippant and flimsy. it doesn't really stand up. i have a sense you thought about it deeply since you saw it. i have to say, after i finished smiling my way through the movie, i moved to the next thing pretty swiftly. the fact is, it's not easy to make a film that is fun and flippant. there are enough bad movies out there trying to do that. this does it rather well. take us to tom cruise and american made. the thing that tom cruise does best is flying, wearing aviator shades and smiling in a way that says, "trust me, i'm tom cruise". this is directed by doug liman. it's inspired by a real life story and some is true and not true. a twa pilot, who became a drugs and arms smuggler claimed to work for the cia. ended up providing evidence for the dea. he is recruited by a mysterious shadowy figure played by donald gleeson, who never puts a foot wrong. ever. he says i know you are smuggling cigars, and you need to work for us now. we will give you this airline. here is a clip. cia owns this? no, no.
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independent aviation consultants. iac. yeah. you'd run the company but after hours you can work for us. takes pictures? the work is covert. cove rt. so anyone finds out about it, family, friends, even lucy. it's lucy, right? yeah, that's right. that'll be a problem. all this is legal? if you're doing it for the good guys, yeah. just don't get caught. i'm backing tom already. but there's a lovely moment of threat there when donal gleeson says it's lucy isn't it? suddenly you see the harder edge. what then happens is, he starts off allegedly working
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for the cia filming the communist insurgents, then gets mixed up with pablo escobar, flying cocaine to the us, then has to run drugs. the whole thing has a chaotic momentum. meanwhile, money is piling up everywhere. so much so they don't have anywhere to put it anymore. it reminded me of a lot of films, things like air america, war dogs, catch me if you can. the latter is a much more substantial movie which bears up to much greater scrutiny. it has that accelerating pace of something like goodfellas, but none of the depth. if you think of things like the mummy and think, was i ever bored? no. did i think a character was ever properly three—dimensional? no. was it fun while it was on screen? yes, it was. it's a movie that seems to be based around an understanding of, there is a thing that
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tom cruise does. you can like or dislike tom cruise, but there is a thing he does which is he can do that... that big slightly crazy smile and you buy into it. again, i thought it was enjoyable fun. detroit is a movie with such substance and so much going for it, and in the case of american made and logan lucky, not lucky logan, they are fun but they won't stick in the mind like detroit will. one that will stick in the mind is the one you will pick as the best one. dunkirk, have you seen it? i haven't, and it's high on my list. you need to see it in imax if possible. it is an overwhelming experience, it's christopher nolan. he is such a great champion of film. i saw this in imax 70 millimetre. the interesting thing is, it's very complex. it is three time structures, one week, one day, one hour. all intertwined. if you have been a fan of nolan since memento, you know he's interested in travelling time. but it's a straightforward story.
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it's the story of dunkirk. as a piece of cinema, it's terrific. i've seen it twice now and both times, the end of the screening, everyone has been silent. people have literally been like that. that's a testament to how powerful it is. but see it on the biggest screen possible. a brief word about your dvd pick? lady macbeth. florence pugh is brilliant in this adaptation of the story. the script is by alice birch. the tale of a woman who refuses to confirm, refuses to be down—trodden, is vilified by society as a result of it. really powerful. fantastic sound design. that sounds like something only a film critic would say but believe me, it's the film you watch with your ears and it's a fine piece of work. good stuff. a quick reminder before we go that you'll find more film news and reviews from across the bbc online at bbc.co.uk/markkermode. and you can find all our previous programmes on the bbc iplayer. that's it for this week though. thanks for watching. goodbye. hello, this is breakfast
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with rogerjohnson and rachel burden. coming up before seven, matt will bring you the weather details. but first, a summary of this morning's main news. in the last hour, floyd mayweather has beaten ireland's conor mcgregor after 10 rounds in one of the much—anticipated boxing bouts of recent times. ao—year—old mayweather who came out of retirement, is guaranteed at least $100 million from the fight with mcgregor assured of $30 million. mcgregor had never boxed
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professionally before. we will have more reaction in a moment. for the first time labour has committed to keeping the uk in the single market and the customs union for a number of years after leaving the eu. the proposal would mean accepting the free movement of labour beyond the official brexit date of march 2019. severe flooding is now the main concern of officials in texas after tropical story harvey battered the coast. it has left buildings badly damaged. rescue efforts are being hampered by strong winds and thousands are without power. 0ne death has been confirmed in the town of rockport. the victims of the grenfell tower tragedy will be remembered at this year's notting hill carnival. hundreds of thousands of revellers along the route are expected to pause and observe a minute's silence to mark the tragedy. security for the event has been reviewed in the wake of the barcelona terror attack. more than a million people are expected to take to the streets over the next two days.
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given the events of barcelona last week, we have reviewed our plans and security arrangements for carnival. we believe that they are proportionate and robust and highly effective at thwarting any attempts that could compromise a safe and secure carnival. three minibus passengers including a 5—year—old girl remain seriously ill in hospital, after yesterday's crash on the m1, in which eight people were killed. two lorry drivers are being questioned on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and are in police custody. new cars will have to pass rigorous road emissions tests before being allowed on uk streets. the tougher rules are being brought in across the european union as concern over the harmful effects of nitrogen oxide has grown since the volkswagen diesel scandal. a government testing programme found that modern diesel cars emit 6 times more nitrogen oxide in the real world than in the lab. now, i know we are going to talk about the boxing, but ijust wanted to bring up the heroic performance from the english women's rugby team.
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a fantastic front—page here. clearly, they were not going to have the fight in time for their papers, but it really sums it up. it was so frustrating, but what a brilliant game it was. end to end for about 70 minute before new zealand showed their prowess. they are the number one team in the world at the moment. england were defending that cup titles from three years ago. fitness prevailed in the end, you could see the english girls getting tired. that is interesting to pick up on, you are going to start with boxing and that maybe what happened with conor mcgregor as well? what happened. we saw at the start that mcgregor had a bigger size, digger reach, all the commentators were astounded by how big he was. they
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we re astounded by how big he was. they were talking about how much fluid he had in his body after the weigh in. he must have let himself eat as much as he wanted, he looked really big and in control. i have got the scorecard hot off the press. this award is the first two rounds to conor mcgregor, that is how we saw it as well. all of the judges giving 10s to floyd mayweather. that is what thejudges 10s to floyd mayweather. that is what the judges ultimately determined, he would have always been ahead on points until the 10th round. of course, none of us are experts, even though that is how we saw it. mcgregor was coming forward a bit, mayweather had never seen him box like that before, didn't know what to expect. and on orthodox stance. taking out his weapons at the kick. he didn't know what to do,
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but at the same time, he had some speed at the start. it through mayweather until he could come through and show the defence that is ultimately his strong point. england's women were beaten by new zealand in the final of the rugby world cup. england — who were the title holders — lost 41 points to 32 in belfast. katie gornall reports. it was a contest that will go down asa it was a contest that will go down as a classic, although that won't stand the tears. it was the fourth time england have lost a world cup far north to new zealand. we put a huge amount of pressure on ourselves, expectation and that. we pulled up short today and it will be ha rd to pulled up short today and it will be hard to get over. it tookjust seven minutes for new zealand to click into gear. going from zero to the goal line in very little time. a
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penalty try was followed by something more expensive, punching through the new zealand defence. the match swan, england tried to wrestle control. then, thompson managed this. the far north is living up to the hope. with 20 minutes to go, new zealand showed what they are famous for. there was no stopping them. new zealand on top of the world for a fifth time england. ‘s rain as champions is over in devastating style. it may not be much consolation right now, but they did contribute to a thrilling far north —— england's. —— reign. england have it all to do
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in the second test against west indies at headingley. they'll start day three, 71 runs behind, with the visitors resuming on 329—for—five. hull fc won rugby league's challenge cup for the second consecutive season after a dramatic 18—14 victory over wigan. in a tight and tense match at wembley, hulljust managed to keep ahead thanks to two tries from the tongan winger mahe fonua and the kicking from man—of—the match mark sneyd. manchester united have maintained their perfect start to the premier league season. it's now three wins out of three and ten goals without conceding forjose mourinho's side. here's nick parrott. not for the first time, schmeichel will like being a hero at old trafford. butjose will like being a hero at old trafford. but jose mourinho will like being a hero at old trafford. butjose mourinho is as widely as the foxes. substitutes changed his fortunes. last season, united won their opening three matches but could only finish sixth. the special one is not getting carried away yet. step-by-step, my contract is three seasons. let's see
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if we manage to improve the club and the team. manchester city kept in touch with their neighbours, but they had win over bournmouth came to prize. raheem sterling was sent off after celebrating and will miss their next match against liverpool. brighton's first point in the premier league is likely to be remembered by this foul. it left watford down to ten men for more than one hour. the visitors were not able to take advantage. crystal palace tried to play like ajax, but swa nsea palace tried to play like ajax, but swansea saw their third straight defeat. joe hart shored up the defence. newcastle put three past the english number one. he has been beaten ten times in three games, leaving the hammers rock bottom.
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a bit ofa a bit of a surprise as celtic were held to a draw at home. there were wins for motherwell and aberdeen. england have it all to do in the second test against west indies at headingley. they'll start day three, 71 runs behind, with the visitors resuming on 329—for—five. day two belonged to the west indies as kraigg brathwaite and shai hope both made centuries. england went nearly six hours without taking a wicket. stuart broad dismissed brathwaite and ben stokes took a late wicket but hope remains unbeaten on 147. it was a strange day for us. i thought we started well, conditions this morning with the cloud cover and the floodlights, it was moving around quite a bit. when the sun
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came out, the pitch got a bit slower. i guess we bowled well in patches. we put some things in the right area, but we were not consistent enough. too many balls for them to release the pressure. the two guys who got centuries batted really well. lewis hamilton will start from pole for this afternoon's belgian grand prix after smashing the lap record at spa. it's the first race back from the summer break, but the three time world champion was quickly into his groove, pipping championship leader sebastian vettel who'll start from second. it's the 68th pole of hamilton's career, equalling the all—time record of michael schumacher. britain's chris froome has extended his lead on the eighth stage of cycling's vuelta a espana. the a—time tour de france champion showed he's still in great shape attacking his main rivals on the final climb of the day three miles from the finish. frenchman julian alaphillipe took the stage win, but froome won't have minded as his advantage grew to 28 seconds. and finally, andy murray will miss tennis‘ final grand slam of the year, the us open, after withdrawing through injury. he's struggled with his hip
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and hasn't played since wimbledon last month, but said it's too sore to win the tournament, which starts tomorrow. it's the first time murray has withdrawn from a grand slam for more than four years. very distressing, he broke down in the press conference telling the media what is happening. some argue whether he should have travelled all the way over. a number of weeks off, after wimbledon, i spoke to a lot of hip specialists, tried breast and rehabilitation to try and get myself ready, i was progressing 0k rehabilitation to try and get myself ready, i was progressing ok the last few days, but it's to soar for me to win the tournament. ultimately, that is what i was here to try and do.
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whether surgery is an option is the next step. whether surgery is an option is the next tropical strom harvey has left a trail of devastation after winds of up to 130 miles per hour hit the texas coastline. officials say it could take years for the state to recover. one person is known to have died and there are fears some residents are trapped in collapsed buildings. jesus and caroline portillo join us now from the city of corpus christi. they are among 300 thousand people left without any electricity. good morning, thank you for your time. how are things they are at the moment? -- there. they are a bit more calm, not as chaotic as they we re more calm, not as chaotic as they were last night. we had about 90 mph winds over the house. there was some rain creeping around the corner for us. rain creeping around the corner for us. that was later in the evening.
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it was happening as we were falling asleep that the raids would come back. we have been waiting for that to happen, so we were prepared for anything. can you tell us where you are, who is with you, how you have spent the last 2a hours? are, who is with you, how you have spent the last 24 hours?|j are, who is with you, how you have spent the last 24 hours? i am at a house with my wife and brother—in—law, who is a medic and firefighter. we have been in this house for at least... we are just outside of corpus christi, we have been without power now going on... more than 24 hours. we have got a generator, we have plenty of water. there are some places that have more
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services than we have, about 15 minutes away. i have some friends who are currently looking for new housing because they can't come back to their home. we are looking at pictures of the area at the moment. do you know what the area around you is like? have you ventured out at all? we have a little bit, immediately around us, we are very sound. the trees that have broken down and things like that are safe, but within 15 minutes, houses have reached that have come off, you go another 45 minutes and that is just... devastation, people who have lost their homes. it is underwater. talking about rockport in those
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areas, our friends don't have homes any more. that is tragic and it must be extremely frightening. thank you for talking to us. stay safe. that was regarding tropical storm harvey, affecting texas and the east coast. time to look at the weather. i think the worst might be over. the maximum wind strength we has is 50 mph. here is the radar picture from the last 12 hours. you have spokes of heavy rain. bright colours circling around. the worst of the weather is the north and east of corpus christi. relentless rain here over the past 24 hours. still up to
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one metre's worth of rain. always true to even wednesday. the national weather service in the united states is still warning of catastrophic flooding. not great. let's head back to our weather because we have things much, much quieter. a lovely start to the day. here is the view from one of our weather watcher is in double cheer. it is shaping up to bea dry in double cheer. it is shaping up to be a dry day for most across the country. the odd spot of rain. most will be dry. some light rain or drizzle will be brought to the hills. any sunshine it you see will bea hills. any sunshine it you see will be a bit on the hazy side and there could be some drizzle on the hills. dry today. warmest of the further south you are. with some sunny
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spells, you will feel warm here at headingley. there will be more cloud later in the day. we may have clear blue skies taking us into this afternoon and from monday. temperatures up to 28 degrees. a bit more cloud through tomorrow. into tonight, to get us to tomorrow, cloud increased. 0utbrea ks tonight, to get us to tomorrow, cloud increased. outbreaks of rain bit heavy at times for the north of scotland. north—west england. temperatures in the mid teens. bank holiday for the vast majority. where you are under the high pressure, thatis you are under the high pressure, that is your friend. keeping things dry. the exception in parts of northern ireland. you will see strengthening breeze. a bit of sunshine. it went to be a completely wet day. for northern england, north and west wales, you will have some
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sunny spells. southern parts of england is where we will see the hottest of the weather. 82 fahrenheit by the end of the afternoon. it is from thereon, it gets a bit fresher into next week. a bit fresher but a lot of dry weather, too. we'll be back with the headlines in just over ten minutes time. but first it's time for click. see you at 7:00. driving in india is an experience.
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the roads are crammed, the horn is omnipresent and the rules are... well, the rules are here somewhere, i'm sure of it. and that's why we won't be doing a piece about self driving cars in india any time soon. despite the fact that it seems like everyone in india travels a car, that's not true by any means, many people choose to travel by train instead. but, if you think that's any less intense, think again. yeah, about those rules. mumbai central station is a massive heaving hub connecting the city to the north and east of india. but, if you look closer you'll see something else connecting the commuters to the rest of the world. 116 wireless access points provide free wi—fi to anyone with an indian phone number. it has been provided by google which at the moment says about two and half terabytes
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are being downloaded here every day. and here's the interesting part, this is notjust about the station, along india's railway tracks lie 45,000 kilometres of optic cables and google is piping internet access down those cables to feed wi—fi access to 114 other train stations as well. i caught up with he man overseeing the project while he was waiting for his train. if you had to take one place in the country where you want tremendous fibre and you had to have reliable power, relatively speaking power is a challenge across the country and you had to have an entire country walking there at that one place, there is only one place that is the railway stations. can you guarantee that all services on google's wi—fi will be treated equally? absolutely, i think the whole
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motivation for us, if you look at the reason why we did this, was to see if we can provide an open internet completely open with access for the entire web, the way the web was designed. so, there is a fibre—optic network that's rolling out from train stations like this to the vast global areas of this enormous country and david reid hopped on a train to find out what affects that's having elsewhere in india. it's hard not to be romantic about india's railways. british colonial rulers laid tracks for control, shifting resources, mostly out, and prising open markets.
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now, it's about moving people, millions a day thanks to optic fibre data. i took the train here to jaipur to investigate, it has proper broadband and it's free. people are filling their boots. apart from some controversy at another station where commuters were using free wi—fi to download hard—core pornography, the provision of high—speed wi—fi has been almost universally praised. 90,000 people pass through jaipur station every day. i'm using my wi—fi for entertainment, the news, the office work. ifind it quick, yeah. for this studentjournalist it means she can keep tabs on breaking stories. in the morning the world changes like...
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there are so many things that have changed so i have to come and check. indian stations are full of thriving businesses feeding off, or simply feeding the thousands streaming through them every day. free wi—fi has actually been a boost to local businesses here, this man runs a tea store on the station platform, he's making more money now that his customers can make online payments to him. translation: i use the wi-fi when my 46 signal doesn't catch. when that's not working i used the wi—fi. especially when a customer is paying through digital payments, i needed to confirm that i have received the payment. digital payments are worth about 40 — 50% of my takings. this is music to the ears of people managing india's railways, a nationalised industry that runs at a loss. they are thinking that high—speed wi—fi could be a good pool for a station like jaipur,
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they plan to build a huge concourse and attract retail and service businesses. it mightjust be an earner. as wi—fi expands and becomes taken for granted then i think people will transact more and more of their business. jaipur is a kind of domestic, tourist hub and an international tourist hub of high repute. people are coming out here from all parts of the world so now when you have a huge concourse it becomes an area where you can have shops, entertainment spots... for google, more people online is more people to sell to, india's railways the country's backbone, its public wi—fi is poised to be as least as far reaching. this is the anjuman—urdu primary school in the town
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of kundapur in kamataka. my name's spencer. this 155 kids here from grades one through to seven and a whole bunch of dedicated teachers. and this is how they start their day. they sing. over in this classroom things are a little more serious. at the back of the projector there is a device which is plugged in and is running videos on english, maths, and science. the videos are made for the entire region, but then they are dubbed in different dialects, different languages, depending on where they are being sent to. today we're learning about fractions. it is a great teaching tool as long as there is electricity. but there are plenty of times when there isn't.
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translation: this is a new school. earlier it would have been difficult to teach due to power cuts. we would get electricity in the mornings, but as the day passed by in the afternoon we would have power cuts for more than two hours. that's why the projector and tablet are hooked up to this box, which is itself attached to a solar panel on the roof. together they can provide up to five hours of electricity a day, meaning that classes don't have to be interrupted or cancelled if the power cuts out. translation: then we started using solar power as it is an easy and natural source of generating electricity. we have introduced the study of generating power through solar energy to our students and are teaching them the importance of working with it. we also explained to our students that this process will help us in the future to generate electricity. this whole system has been provided by the selco foundation, an indian charity with the hope
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to alleviate poverty by improving access to energy. with this students can get better education. and then there is no problem of electricity. at any time they can take their students to the classroom, they can teach through this medium. selco and other ngos they work with pay for half of the cost of installing the projector and solar system. the other half comes from local schools or local government. how important is the projector? translation: before this project came into use it we had very few students. but since we have started using the solar power, our number of students has increased in a good way. we have students coming to us from different villages to learn. and not only students, we have other schools coming down to our institute for smart classes. the smart class is a good way of teaching kids these days.
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they seem to enjoy and learn more than usual. after we introduce smart class our school stands proudly in the educational sector. we plan to grow large as the years pass by. cool 0h! chuckles the same system is already in hundreds of rural schools and they are aiming to add hundreds more this year. and it's notjust key for schools. across rural india businesses can be helped massively by having a reliable power supply. sumana is a seamstress who lives a short drive from kunapur. she became the main breadwinner for the family after her father was taken ill. the more clothing she can repair the more she gets paid. with her old hand operated sewing machine she could fix a couple of items a day, but thanks to the solar panels on her roof her electric machine can whizz through five or six clothes per day. plus, she has a fan, a tv,
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and a light, so she can work earlier and later. 0ne quarter of india's rural population lives below the official poverty line. that's 216 million people whose livelihoods could be improved by the addition of basic facilities like electricity. and, of course, one key way of helping people out of poverty is education. it's always such a privilege to come to a place like this and see how the simplest technology can make a world of difference. that's it from india for the moment. you can see plenty of photos and more backstage gossip on twitter. thanks for watching. see you soon. cheering hello this is breakfast,
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with rogerjohnson and rachel burden. drama in las vegas. floyd mayweather beats conor mcgregor in their much—hyped super—fight. the most lucrative boxing bout in history went 10 rounds, further than many had predicted. but it was the american boxer who came out on top as the referee stopped the fight. good morning, it's sunday 27th august. we'll be live in las vegas very shortly with all the reaction. also ahead, a big shift on brexit by labour — the party says it wants britain
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to remain in the single market after leaving eu.
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